Monthly Archives: November 2014

Case Study: Forest School

28 November 2014

Following the completion of The Martin Centre for Innovation at Forest School, The Architects’ Journal Specification magazine has featured a 7-page case study on the building within their ‘Brick & Stone’ edition. The article looks at BuckleyGrayYeoman’s selection of the Petersen Tegl buff brick which was chosen to complement the existing variety of brickwork across the school.   The new-build project has been shortlisted within the Education category of the 2014 Architect of the Year Awards.      

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BGY Inspired Artwork

21 November 2014

Over the past few months, BuckleyGrayYeoman have been working with the multidisciplinary creative studio Acylicize to create a series of custom art installations for our newly refurbished Shoreditch office. Acrylicize are an award-winning practice that develop bespoke narrative-driven custom art. They are strong believers in art beyond the gallery space. Their mission is to connect art to space and fuse brand with environment, all the while making it accessible and engaging for all.   The bespoke creations depict four prestigious BuckleyGrayYeoman projects, the highly acclaimed Buckley Building in Clerkenwell, read more »

On 11th Nov, I was honoured to be asked to speak at the launch of the Hackney Council’s ‘Hackney 100’ apprenticeship programme, following the placement of our first apprentice, Darlington Nwosu from City Academy. The event was featured on the front page of Hackney Today.

By asking local businesses to take on apprentices, the programme aims to have a transformative effect on preparing young people for work in the future, especially those young people who do not have the social networks and opportunities to secure work placement opportunities. Unlike many other apprenticeships/work placements, each young person is paid the Living Wage.

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